Man chases burglar carrying a TV in Clifton Road in Rugby

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POLICE were alerted to a burglary in Queen Victoria Street after a member of the public saw a man carrying a TV running across his back garden in Clifton Road.

The member of the public chased the man down the street at 9.30pm last night (Monday) and he dropped the TV on the pavement before running off down Claremont Road.

Officers searched the area to discover a home in Queen Victoria Street had been broken into via a front window.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the burglary or who saw the suspected burglar who may have been carrying other items. He is described as a white male, wearing trousers or a boiler suit with stripes down the sides.

Any witnesses are please asked to contact the Acquisitive Crime Team at Rugby on 01926 415000 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.